|School:||Vancouver Island University|
|Field of Study:||Computer Science
|Description:||Computing Science is a rapidly-growing field, generating a great number of employment opportunities. Government agencies are predicting shortages of qualified computing people that will number in the tens of thousands in Canada alone. The Bachelor of Science, Major in Computing Science, is designed to meet the training and educational requirements outlined by CIPS (Canadian Information Processing Society), ACM (Association for Computing Machinery), and IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers). These requirements reflect the needs of the computing industry, both nationally and internationally.
The program is composed of courses drawn from the systems, theoretical and business application domains. It is designed to train students in applied computing and educate them in the social, ethical and legal implications of computing.
|URL:||Computing Science at Vancouver Island University|
|Cost per year:*||
|Careers:||Software Engineer,Computer Programmers,Video Game Programmers|
These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
– graduation from a B.C. secondary school, or equivalent, with a minimum “C” grade in either English 12 or English 12 First Peoples; – previous degree from a recognized university; – visiting student from a college or university (a “Letter of Permission” from the home institution is required); – transfer student from a college or university (at least 24 transferable university-level credits completed); – mature student—at least 21 years of age (or will turn 21 in the first semester of admission) and has a minimum “C” grade in either English 12 or English 12 First Peoples.